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Kai Greene signs with Super League

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Professional bodybuilder Kai Greene is done with the IFBB after signing a deal with Dorian Yates’ Super League. Earlier in the year the 42-year-old Greene, also known as “The Predator” in bodybuilding circles, was offered a special Olympia invitation by IFBB Pro League President Jim Manion. Greene came second at ...

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A glance back at SA Champs 2013

With only a few weeks to go, preparations are in full swing for athletes competing in the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) South African Championships in Mpumalanga. The ultimate showdown At the beginning of September the best athletes in the country will go head to head, toe to ...

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IFBB H&H Bodybuilding and Fitness Classic

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The highlights of this year’s tenth edition of the IFBB H&H Classic held over the weekend in Pretoria included Oscar Ratya adding another divisional victory and first place trophy in the Overall line-up to his list of bodybuilding accomplishments, Lendo Greyling taking the Junior Bodybuilding and Men’s Bodybuilding up to 80kg ...

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Nelson Mandela Bay Champs

Bodybuilding is alive and kicking in Port Elizabeth with over 500 fans attending the Physical Culture Association’s Nelson Mandela Bay Body Building and Fitness Championships at the weekend. Lusindiso Danster was unstoppable as he recorded another Overall victory after bagging the Junior U/23 and Senior Men U/90 divisional titles. Donna ...

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All juiced up! Bodybuilder suspended

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An Italian competitive bodybuilder has recently been suspended after anti-doping officials found 14 banned substances in his system. Giuseppe Ippolito was competing at the Italian Federation of Bodybuilding Championships in Rome. Ippolito tested positive for Canrenone, Drostanolone, Methandienone metabolite, Boldenone, Trenbolone metabolite, Stanozolol metabolite, Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone metabolite, Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Selegiline and its ...

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Huge loss for bodybuilding

The bodybuilding community was shocked and saddened by the tragic news of the death of Sifiso Lungelo Thabete, a bodybuilder from Umlazi in  KwaZulu-Natal, at the weekend. Sifiso, an IFBB Junior World Champion in the up to 75kg category, broke his neck in a freak accident. Sifiso’s most recent victory ...

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IFBB’s H&H celebrating a decade of bodybuilding

Now in it’s tenth year, the IFBB H&H Bodybuilding and Fitness Classic will once again be the battleground for top athletes this Saturday, 5 August at Bumbo Cares in Pretoria North. Athletes will be eager to add a victory to their fitness resume and earn a spot at the Arnold ...

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Don’t lift and run!

Don't lift and run

Sports scientists in Australia have urged athletes to separate their weight training sessions from endurance activity after conducting tests on, what is known in the industry, as concurrent training. According to researcher Kenji Doma from the James Cook University in Queensland the physiological stress caused by lifting weights can continue for several ...

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Heavy and light training

John Leslie

I don’t have so-called heavy or light days but a basic way of training. I start my workout with a compound movement such as barbell squat, bench press, military press or any other multi-joint exercise that will require the most weight. I believe in always using heavy poundages when I ...

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